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The Night of the Hunter

Poster of The Night of the Hunter

The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, but above all… the suspense!

Selected disc options for The Night of the Hunter

Kino box art
Kino BD-ALL 4K/US 2023
Criterion box art
Criterion BD-A/US 2010
Arrow box art
Arrow BD-B/UK/OOP 2013
MGM box art
Audio Commentary by Tim Lucas has extra
Audio Commentary by Second-Unit Director Terry Sanders, F.X. Feeney, Robert Gitt and Preston Neal Jones has extra
Charles Laughton Directs “The Night of the Hunter” (159:05) has extra has extra
The Making of “The Night of the Hunter” (37:59) has extra
The Ed Sullivan Show - TV Show Excerpt with Actors Peter Graves and Shelley Winters (1955, 3:52) has extra
Moving Pictures - BBC TV Show Excerpt (1995, 14:18) has extra
Hing, Hang, Hung - Interview with Joe Coleman has extra
Little Lambs - Interview with Actress Kathy Garver has extra
Love and Hate - Interview with Ernest Dickerson has extra
Interview with Cinematographer Stanley Cortez (12:54) has extra has extra
Interview with Simon Callow on Charles Laughton (10:35) has extra
Introduction to “Charles Laughton Directs ‘The Night of the Hunter’” - With Robert Gitt and Leonard Maltin (16:59) has extra
Stills Gallery - David Grubb Sketches has extra
Isolated Music and Effects Track has extra has extra
Theatrical Trailer has extra has extra has extra has extra

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  • Criterion’s Blu-ray includes a 30-page booklet with writing by Terrence Rafferty (“Holy Terror”) and Michael Sragow (“Downriver and Heavenward with James Agee”). Reissued in standard case (2014-04-08).
  • Arrow’s Blu-ray includes a booklet with writing by F.X. Feeney and David Thompson.
  • MGM’s DVD includes an 8-page booklet.